Set in an apocalyptic landscape where children are kept like animals and human life is cheap, Kira learns the ugly truth about the powers controlling her world. A gifted weaver, her talent catches the attention of the Council of Guardians. Under their custody, Kira is tasked with mending and embellishing the ceremonial Singer's Robe—a garment that tells the supposed history of the world. As she becomes more entrenched she learns the horrifying secrets that keep them all hostage. Can she use her knowledge to shape the future?
Dates & Times
April 27—May 18 , 2013
Winningstad Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland
"The sharp whooshing sound of 250 or so middle-school kids inhaling in shock together can fill a theater in a most exhilarating way." — OR Artswatch
"I give 'Gathering Blue' a five out of five stars for the beautiful storyline and amazing actors." — PDX Parent
"The designs of the set (Mark Haack) and costumes (Sarah Gahagan) are remarkable. They give one the sense that you are really there." — Dennis Sparks